INFORMS News: 2012 INFORMS Combined Colloquia

The 2012 INFORMS Combined Colloquia will be held on Oct.12-13, the Friday and Saturday preceding the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Ariz. The Combined Colloquia will feature the:

  • Teaching Effectiveness Colloquium (TEC)
  • Future Academician Colloquium (FAC)
  • Future Practitioner Colloquium (FPC)

All three colloquia are sponsored by INFORMS, INFORM-ED, the INFORMS Student Affairs Committee and Omega Rho, and are designed to provide attendees with technical material, career experiences from senior and junior OR/MS professionals and an environment for networking. All colloquia participants are required to register for the INFORMS Annual Meeting 2012 in Phoenix. The registration fee for the colloquia (for more than one person from a university department) does not include the registration fee for the INFORMS Annual Meeting.

The Combined Colloquia will begin at 6 p.m. on Oct. 12 with a welcome dinner for all participants, and will continue all day Oct. 13 with several sessions. Following the conclusion of the colloquia, all participants will be invited to an evening dinner.

Deadline for all nomination packages is July 30. For complete nomination requirements, go to:
Matthew Drake ( chairs the Combined Colloquia committee, joined by Patrick Noonan, Maga Khachatryan and Andrew Johnson.